Pushkin Things to Do

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    The lake

    by Gili_S Written Jan 7, 2008

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    There is a beautiful lake here in the middle of the park, I haven’t noticed anyone swimming there and I wonder if its allowed as it was very warm day.

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    The Pushkin park

    by Gili_S Written Jan 7, 2008

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    And after checking the palace, continue and take a walk around Pushkin Park, a really beautiful park, especially on a sunny day.

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    Around the Palace

    by Gili_S Written Jan 7, 2008

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    Beside the palace itself there are more to see around here, the walking paths and some interesting related buildings.

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    The Palce

    by Gili_S Updated Jan 7, 2008

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    The reason to go and visit this city basically for the visiting of this incredible beautiful Palace.

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    Pushkin monument

    by aukahkay Written Jun 26, 2006

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    Pushkin monument

    The town of Tsarskoye Selo was changed to Pushkin after the famous Russian poet. A statue of Pushkin is displayed in the gardens behind Catherine Palace.

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    The Atlases

    by aukahkay Written Jun 26, 2006

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    Atlases on the rear facade of Catherine Palace
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    Atlas is a mythological figure supporting the globe on his shoulders. At Catherine Palace, there is a row of golden Atlases supporting the white columns of the palace.

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    The Grand Ballroom

    by aukahkay Written Jun 25, 2006

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    The Grand Ballroom is a cavernous hall lined with mirrors to give the impression of space. Golden carvings line the walls while a huge painting adorns the ceiling.

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    The State Staircase

    by aukahkay Written Jun 25, 2006

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    Visits to Catherine Palace will start in the State Staircase, an impressive marble staircase leading up to a hall with crimson curtains and walls adorned with porcelain pieces.

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    Library of Lyceum

    by Pablos_new Written Nov 8, 2003

    Books of Voltaire and Rousseau are original, that survived by a miracle through all these years. Everything here is exactly like it was 200 years ago.

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    The Artillery Room

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    This room not only featured a lot of different forms of weapons but also furnishings from Indian and surrounding areas. The room, like other rooms in the palace is beautifully restored.
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    Intricate Detail

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    The room was designed in 1750's and is the width of the palace. During the reign of the Tsar, hundreds of candles along with wonderful music filled the room during gala balls.

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    The Throne Room

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    The Throne Room is the most spectacular room of the palace. Thousands of lights glitter like stars, reflected in hundreds of mirrors and in the highly polished parquet floors.

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